Rio Douro, Porto

4.5
Explore Rio Douro aboard a cruise ship or by visiting the cities that line its shores. At 897 km (557 mi) long, this river stretches between Duruelo de la Sierra in Spain and Porto in Portugal. Spend your day cruising down the river or kayaking while enjoying views of the valley. On land, you can take a bike ride. Discover a riverside city, such as Vila Nova de Gaia, Foz do Tua, or Peso da Regua. Or experience the wine-making region of Douro Vinhateiro, a World Heritage Site. Work out when and for how long to visit Rio Douro and other Porto attractions using our handy Porto holiday planner.
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  • A great place to walk on both sides of the river with port cellars shops and restaurants all over the place or just sit and enjoy  more »
  • Charming riverfront neighborhood in mid size city. Many of Porto's port wineries are clustered along the south bank of the river. Comfortable walk down and an aerial tram (for a fee) to carry one ba...  more »
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